Monthly Archives: May 2012

Temporary Positions at Irish UN Mission

The Department of Foreign Affairs is inviting applications for a number of temporary positions at the Permanent Mission of Ireland to the United Nations in New York, commencing at the end of June 2012.  Full details are available by clicking here.  Applications must be submitted by the close of business, 8 June 2012.  The children or grandchildren of members of ARCO may be interested in these positions.

Vacancies – EULEX Kosovo

The Department of Foreign Affairs is inviting applications for the following seconded positions with the EU Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX Kosovo):

  • EK 10057             Deputy Head of Political/Reporting Office
  • EK 10058             Political Advisor/Reporting Officer
  • EK 10059             Political Advisor/Reporting Officer (North)
  • EK 10063             Deputy Head of Human Rights and Legal Office
  • EK 10068             Human Rights Officer
  • EK 10086             Chief of the Office of the Kosovo Property Claims Commission
  • EK 10087             Legal Officer to the Kosovo Property Claims Commission
  • EK 10092             Prosecutor
  • EK 10093             Legal Officer
  • EK 10095             Legal Officer-Legal Cooperation Unit
  • EK 10144             Legal Officer to the President of Assembly of EULEX Judges
  • EK 10152             Legal Officerat the Special Chamber, Supreme Court
  • EK 10153             Legal Officer at Mitrovice/a Court Level
  • EK 10154             Legal Officer at Mobile Unit for Basic Court level
  • EK 10295             Kosovo Judicial Council Advisor
  • EK 10297             Advisor to the Minister of Justice
  • EK 10486             Senior Legal Officer (Secretariat, Human Rights Review Panel)
  • EK 10487             Legal Officer (Secretariat, Human Rights Review Panel)
  • EK 10012             Political Advisor (Belgrade)
  • EK 10056             Head of Political/Reporting Office
  • EK 10062             Head of Human Rights and Legal Office
  • EK 10276             Deputy Head of Strengthening Division
  • EK 10288             Advisor to Kosovo Police Inspectorate Department


The job descriptions and requirements for the individual positions are available by clicking here. Applications should be emailed to and should be submitted on the official application form (available by clicking here) by 14.00 on Tuesday, 12 June 2012. 


Applicants will be deployed on the basis of an independent contract of limited duration, and will not be entitled to civil service status. Serving State and local authority employees are required to provide confirmation in writing that they have received approval from their employer before applications will be considered.


Vacancies – UNOPS

UNOPS is currently advertising the position of Security Officer for their Mine Action operations in several locations in Somalia.  Click on this link for full information.

The closing date for applications is 5 June 2012.

Comdt. Morgan Sparrow R.I.P.

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Commandant Morgan Sparrow, Air Corps, of Moorefield Park, Newbridge, Co. Kildare and late of the Curragh Camp.  On 5th May 2012, at Blanchardstown Hospital, following a road accident.  Deeply regretted by his loving parents Gerry and Frances, brothers David and Mark, sister Carol, partner Anne, sisters-in-law, nephews, niece, Defence Forces colleagues, relatives and friends. 

Reposing at Anderson & Leahy Funeral Home Newbridge from 4 pm on Monday, 7 May, with rosary at 7.30 pm.  Removal on Tuesday morning, 8 May, at 10.30 am to arrive at St. Conleth's Parish Church for 11.00 am Mass.  Funeral afterwards to St. Conleth's Cemetery, Newbridge.  Family flowers only, please.  Donations, if desired, to Barnardos Children's Charity.

Category: Death Notices | Tags: ,

CAOGA Update April 2012

Please click here to view a report from the Secretary of CAOGA on the developments that took place at the Society's recent AGM.  A number of Resolutions were proposed and carried which have implications for all members.  These changes are to ensure the retention of the maximum number of members and the financial viability of the Society going forward. 

Category: CAOGA | Tags: ,

Civil Defence Officer Dublin City Council

Dublin City Council is inviting applications for the position of Civil Defence Officer. Full details are available by using the following link:

Applications close on Thursday, 10 May 2012 at 5 pm.

Association of Retired Commissioned Officers